Sites & cities that bear the name of Adramyttium


Today in : Turkey
First trace of activity : 750 B.C.E
Last trace of activity : ca. 12th century C.E
Recorded names : Άδραμύττιον, Adramyttion, Άδραμύττειον, Adramytteion, Άτραμύττιον, Atramyttion

Description : Adramyttium (Greek: Άδραμύττιον Adramyttion, Άδραμύττειον Adramytteion, or Άτραμύττιον Atramyttion) was an ancient city and bishopric in Aeolis, in modern-day Turkey. It was originally located at the head of the Gulf of Adramyttium, on the River Caicus in the Plain of Thebe, 4 kilometres west of the modern town of Burhaniye, but later moved 13 kilometres northeast to its current location and became known as Edremit.

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